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Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Last Friday's trap in Cilycwm

A bit late with this but I recorded 35 species last Friday including these two looking fresh and lovely:

Swallow-tailed

Large emerald


























.. and managed to get a shot of a pair of plain and beautiful golden y's together:











But here are some micros that I need help with:





 




  Thanks  Isabel

3 comments:

  1. For info - for grass moths, the article `Grass Moths of Berkshire` (see resources section to right) and Jon Baker`s excellent article in the Carms Moth Gp Newsletter No 8 (July 2007) are both worth looking at and using. Likewise, Jon`s Part 2 of the same series, in Newsl No 9 (Aug 2007) is really worth studying - it covers the Scopariinae (the small black and white jobs) in an easy-to-understand but comprehensive manner.
    Not long back from collecting traps from Bynea and about to go out again shortly...must rush, will blog tonight or tomorrow.

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  2. Three of those grass moths are Chrysoteuchia culmella - diagnostic right-angled line near wing tip. The last one is Catoptria margaritella. I'll do the others this evening.

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  3. There's also a Clepsis consimilana and Ditula angustiorana

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